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Quiet Days in Clichy -- Sexual escapades with a parade of beautiful women distract American author Henry Miller as he establishes himself in the art circle of post WWI Paris. Based on Henry Miller's autobiographical novel and starring Andrew McCarthy.

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1 June 1970 (Denmark) See more »
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Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Jens Jørgen Thorsen 
 
Writing credits
Henry Miller (novel "Quiet Days in Clichy")

Jens Jørgen Thorsen 

Produced by
Klaus Pagh .... producer
Henrik Sandberg .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lasse Lunderskov 
Country Joe McDonald 
Andy Sundstrøm 
Ben Webster 
 
Cinematography by
Jesper Høm 
 
Film Editing by
Anker Sørensen 
 
Costume Design by
Helene Tuxen 
 

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Also Known As:
"Stille dage i Clichy" - Denmark (original title)
"Not So Quiet Days" - USA (reissue title)
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France:80 min | USA:100 min | USA:91 min (uncut version)
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Australia:R | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:(Banned) (1971) (cut) | Finland:K-18 (1971) (heavily cut) | Finland:(Banned) (1970) (uncut) | France:18 | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2006) | Hungary:18 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:(Banned) (original rating) | UK:18 | UK:R (original rating) | West Germany:18 (original rating)
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This was filmed simultaneously with another Henry Miller adaptation, Tropic of Cancer (1970). Both were filmed (at least partly) in Paris and Miller himself would drop by the sets of both films. At times, filming locations were only a quick walk away.See more »
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Mara:I hate my countrymen. They are hard, mercenary, without pity for... my kind.See more »
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References Commandos (1968)See more »

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Funny, 18 October 2014
Author: peterroeder34 (peterroeder34@gmail.com) from Lyngby, Denmark

Pretty funny and trashy take on Miller's vision. The sex in this movie makes The Room love scenes to look like high art. For example the almost total absence of doggystyle position, I don't know if it was a censorship issue but it seems stupid to watch this Italian Stalion softcore sex over and over. The guy playing Miller does a rather awful job anyway. He might be an interesting person himself but he is no Henry Miller that is for sure! Anyway, the movie is oversexed in a silly way like if someone saw American Psycho as only being about physical violence for example. Thus in a way it is a weird take on Miller to make it about sex. Miller had a number of other interests such as philosophy.

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